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Tax Accountant

Buckingham Search - Deer Park, IL

Seeking a Tax Accountant to join the team of a growing real estate firm in the Greater Chicago Area. The ideal candidate will be an optimistic self-starter with a minimum of three years of tax experience (real estate industry a plus) and thrive in a fast-paced, client-centered environment.


Tax Accountant will report to the Tax Manager and will have responsibility for:

  • Preparing and analyzing tax returns, workpapers
  • Assisting with quarterly and year-end tax planning activities and tax projections
  • Interacting with clients regarding financials, taxes, etc.
  • Preparing flow-through entity (partnership) tax returns
  • Maintaining fixed asset and depreciation schedules
  • Conducting research on various tax- and finance-related projects
  • Staying current on state and local tax policy and industry changes as they evolve


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • A minimum of three years of public accounting experience (real estate taxation a plus)
  • Licensed CPA or in process of completing CPA exam
  • Experience working through a minimum of two tax/busy seasons
  • Strong accounting and analytical skills, resourcefulness in solving problems
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel and Word, especially)
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize responsibilities, and manage/meet deadlines
  • A self-starter attitude, ability to work independently while maintaining ‘team’ mentality
  • Strong communication and writing skills, confidence when interacting with clients

Posted On: Thursday, March 9, 2023

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